year-2019

2019 ARCHIVE

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11/2019 Congratulations to Dr. David Schaeffer on his promotion to Associate Professor in the 2018/19 academic promotion round.
11/2019 Drs. David Huntsman, Randy Gascoyne, and Ian Mackenzie have recently been named to international 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List. Congratulations!
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11/2019 Dr. Dana Devine - recipient of named lectureship (annual award) from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. J. David Grimes Lecture given Nov 8, 2019. Title: IMPROVING THE QUALITY AND SAFETY OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION PRODUCTS
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09/2019 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Anam (Nan Nan) Liu [TITLE: A SEMI-AUTOMATED ASSAY FOR RADIATION-INDUCED INTESTINAL DAMAGE IN MICE]
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09/2019 Dr. Poul Sorensen! We are happy to share, Dr. Sorensen is the recipient of the 2019 Bloom Burton Award. The Bloom Burton Award honours an individual scientist, inventor, executive, entrepreneur, industry leader, or policy maker who made the greatest contribution to Canada’s innovative healthcare industry in the previous year.
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09/2019 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Samuel Weng [TITLE: DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH-EFFICIENCY UNDECANAL-BASED N TERMINI ENRICHMENT (HUNTER) FOR MONITORING PROTEOLYTIC PROCESSING IN LIMITED SAMPLES]
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09/2019 Dr. Poul Sorensen! Congratulations to Dr. Poul Sorensen, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
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09/2019 Dr. David Huntsman! Congratulations to Dr. David Huntsman, one of three members of the UBC Faculty of Medicine to be elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).
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09/2019 Dr. Bruce Verchere: Congratulations to Dr. Verchere 2019 MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization award recipient.
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09/2019 Dr. Poul Sorensen: Congratulations on being a recipient of the 2019 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement, Overall Excellence – Senior Faculty.
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09/2019 Dr. Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu nominated as fellow of International Union Of Societies For Biomaterials Science And Engineering (IUS-BSE), 2019. This is based on both my contributions to the field of biomaterials and your implication in the Canadian Biomaterials Society.
08/2019 Championing forward-thinking innovators: Congratulations to Dr. Cheryl Wellington,, one of the 2019 Innovation and Translational Research Award recipients!
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07/2019 Congratulations NSERC Project Grant Recipient: Dr. Glen Tibbits is a recipient of a 2019 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Discovery Grant for the project “Regulation of contractility in the zebrafish heart”.
07/2019 Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research awards 2019 Congratulations to Dr. William Hsiao and Dr. Andrew Roth on their 2019 MSFHR Scholar Awards!
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07/2019 MSc DEFENCE - Student: Amy Nguyen [TITLE: ANALYTICAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE DETECTION OF AMYLOID-B PEPTIDES IN CEREBROSPINAL FLUID BY MASS SPECTROMETRY]
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07/2019 Energizing the immune system: Q&A with new investigator Dr. Ramon Klein Geltink. We discuss his pioneering work showing that the way immune cells derive their energy can determine how they function and how this knowledge could be used to develop new therapies.
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07/2019 Research calls for better diagnostics and interventions for non-HPV vulvar cancer: Dr. Blake Gilks is a professor and consultant pathologist in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at VGH and UBC. Dr. Lien Hoang is an anatomical pathologist at VGH and a clinical instructor at UBC.
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07/2019 Leadership Update: Dr. Bruce Verchere appointed Director, Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics. Dr. Verchere is a highly accomplished researcher and Professor in the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Surgery. He is a prominent member of both the UBC and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHR) communities.
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07/2019 Congratulations CIHR Project Grant Recipients: Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Verchere – Childhood Diseases – Project: “Islet macrophages: regulators of beta cell function in health and diabetes.” $952,426 / 5 years & to Dr. Suzanne Vercauteren, BCCHR Co-investigator | Project: “Folic acid supplementation in children with sickle cell disease: A double-blind randomized crossover trial.” $180,000 / 3 years on their awarded funding.
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07/2019 Dr. Wan Lam - Faculty of Medicine Long term Service Award (20 years)
07/2019 Dr. Wan Lam - Outstanding Academic Performance, UBC Faculty of Medicine.
07/2019 Dr. Titus Wong received International Photodynamic Association Award Award for "The Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy" as the first hospital group to adopt photodynamic therapy for nasal decolonization of pre-surgical patients.
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07/2019 Dr. Elizabeth Bryce received International Photodynamic Association Award Award for "The Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy" as the first hospital group to adopt photodynamic therapy for nasal decolonization of pre-surgical patients.
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07/2019 Dr. Diane Roscoe received International Photodynamic Association Award Award for "The Significant Advancement of Photodynamic Therapy" as the first hospital group to adopt photodynamic therapy for nasal decolonization of pre-surgical patients.
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07/2019 Dr. Martin Trotter: Congratulations to Dr. Trotter, Recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from the Canadian Association of Pathologists (CAP-ACP).
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07/2019 Congratulations to Dr. Hélène Côté on her promotion to full professor.
07/2019 Dr. Michael Nimmo: Congratulations to Dr. Nimmo, one of the 2019 Wallace Wilson Leadership Award Recipient.
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06/2019 Dr. Cheryl Wellington (right) with graduate student Jasmine Gill (left) New research from Dr. Cheryl Wellington finds potential biomarker for pediatric traumatic brain injury.
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06/2019 VCH Research: Join members of the research community and hear from health care leaders about collaboration, innovation and the future of research at VCH. Speakers: Dr. Rachael Ritchie, Dr. David Granville and Dr. Deepak Kaura
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06/2019 Dr. Elisabeth Maurer - Spirit of BC - True Grit Award
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